Classification certificate for object 2016bpq
TNS Classification Report No. 204 [ 2016TNSCR.306....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-20 00:59:19
Sender: Jose Prieto
Group: None

D. Godoy-Rivera, J. Prieto, S. Dong report/s a classification of object: SN 2016bpq

Type: SN II

Remarks: The spectrum of PS16bos/AT2016bpq shows a blue continuum and broad Balmer P-Cygni profiles, consistent with a Type II SN. After cross-correlation with a library of SN spectra using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), the best match is the spectrum of the Type IIP SN 2004et at peak.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-04-18 10:17:12
Instrument: OSMOS
Telescope: MDM 2.4m Hiltner

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: